North America Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of North America

Be sure to hire a North American wedding photographer with a documentary-style to make authentic photos on your big day. A trusted and respected pro to make your family and guests feel relaxed is a must. Meet the accredited members of the Wedding Photojournalist Association.

Map of WPJA Wedding Photographers Serving North America

346 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

San Francisco Wedding Photography by Stephanie Secrest

Stephanie received her Master's degree in photojournalism from top-ranked, Ohio University. She was invited to attend the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop, a national forum for top photojournalists. She has... [Santa Barbara Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
Kristina Cazares Neri, San Diego wedding photographer of Anza Foto + Film

Kristina knew she wanted to be a photographer since before she knew how a camera works. She ruined countless rolls of film as a child because she wanted to take photos but had no idea how to operate a camera... [San Diego Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Chicago, IL Wedding Photojournalist Milan Lazic

Milan Lazic is a principal photographer and the owner of WS photography. Milan discovered his love for photography in high school. He actually shot his first wedding at age 18 with an analog camera! Since then he... [Chicago Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Chicago Wedding Photographer Victoria Sprung

I’m Victoria, and I dislike 3rd person bio pages. I’m a Photographer, Filmmaker, and Educator based in Chicago, traveling worldwide. I specialize in low light, high contrast, bold color, and in-camera effects. I... [Chicago Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Emin Kuliyev multi-time, top award-winning wedding photojournalist from NY

2008 - Photographer of the year in the AGWPJA. 2009 - Top 5 WPJA Photographer for 2009 2011 - Photographer of the Year in the WPJA. 2012 - WPJA POY First Runner Up 2014 - Photographer of the Year in... [Bronx Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
Raymond Iavasile works in Michigan photographing weddings.

Ray Anthony Photography is now better than ever! As a husband and wife team, combined, we will offer you Ray's love and passion for his documentary style of photographing weddings, and Beth's own creative... [Detroit Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Wedding photojournalist Cindy Brown is from Atlanta, Georgia

An overeducated wedding photojournalist and Atlanta native, Cindy is a recovering chocoholic, adventurous traveler and all around nerd. She loves to hike with her wife and photo partner, Sharon and their beagle/... [Atlanta Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2700 (USD)
Carson City, Nevada wedding photos by Tara Theilen

Tara Theilen photographs weddings with her husband, Matt-- We are Matt and Tara Theilen–just two people in love with life and passionate about what we do. We met in 1998 when Matt was living in his VW van, spending... [Carson City Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
6000 (USD)
Brenda Bergreen: Colorado Adventure Wedding Photographer

Brenda Bergeeen, a wedding photographer with her husband based in Denver, CO, combines art, adventure, and creativity in every photo. They specialize in documenting the stories of adventurous couples in nature. [Denver Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Michelle Arlotta is a New Jersey wedding photographer of the WPJA

Michelle has been photographing weddings since 2004. Couples call her a 'wedding ninja' for her ability to capture raw emotion while telling their story in a beautiful, yet comprehensive manner and always... [New Jersey Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Maine is home to the wedding photography business of Kate Crabtree

...I have been published in Real Maine Weddings, Maine Magazine, Seacoast Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Junebug Weddings, amongst others.... [Maine Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4400 (USD)
Illinois wedding photography by Candice C. Cusic, of Chicago.

I’m Candice C. Cusic, a Chicago wedding photographer and family photographer. I am a photojournalist by training and visual storyteller at heart. I believe that the best images are moment-driven, and that you don’t... [Chicago Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Ken Pak wedding photography of DC was exposed to cameras by his father, a photographer.

For Ken Pak, photography is a way to expose life at its best. His spontaneity of expression and his professional, yet friendly nature allow him to capture the most natural once in a lifetime moments through his... [Washington DC Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Oaxaca, Mexico wedding photography by Douglas Favero

I am a Oaxaca destination wedding photographer. My first Oaxaca destination wedding came in 2008, when a Brooklyn bride, with her fiancé, from the Isthmus, came across my photographs of Spain, Morocco, California,... [Oaxaca Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Montreal wedding photographer Esther Gibbons - Canada

Esther Gibbons is a wedding, event and portrait photographer based in Montreal, Quebec. Her photography is natural and authentic, with a focus on documenting real moments between people. She works tirelessly and... [Montreal Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (CAD)
Boston wedding photography by Alex Gordeev of Massachusetts

My name is Alex Gordeev, and I am a nationally-published and award-winning photographer in Boston, Cape Cod, and destination USA photographer. I’ve worked as a professional photographer for more than 13 years. I am... [Boston Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
400 (USD)
William Nunnally serves couples in and around Illinois and Chicago with his wedding photography

I have shot everything from weddings in the cornfields of rural Illinois to a World Series at Fenway Park, all in search of the perfect moment. I started my award-winning photojournalism career in Boston shooting... [Chicago Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Philadelphia wedding photography by Miguel Angel

Before our start in 2012 Miguel Angel was studying film & cinematography. This attention turned to photography and he hasn't looked back since. This has led to our style being different. More drama but... [Philadelphia Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3650 (USD)
san antonio tx wedding photographer Shannon Cain

Born in Austin, and raised in Dripping Springs, I learned the small town way-of-life at an early age. Being country at heart, you will often see me dressed in boots. After attending Texas Lutheran University in... [San Antonio Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
 Wedding Photography by David Clumpner of Missoula, Montana

Hi, I'm David! I'm a documentary wedding photographer who believes in real, raw, emotional photography. I have traveled and lived in many countries and states, always pursuing adventure and good stories... [Missoula Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3950 (USD)
Kenneth Clapp, Maryland wedding photojournalism professional

A visual storyteller, Kenny, is a talent unlike any other. It's his love for life that inspires his passion for bold wedding photojournalism and allows him to consistently tell the beautiful story of his... [Baltimore Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2700 (USD)
New Jersey wedding photographer Todd Laffler.

After high school I went on to earn my BFA in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art, one of the nation’s top ranked Art Schools. College laid down the foundation for my path in photography, a path... [New Jersey Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3950 (USD)
San Francisco Photographer Chris Shum's most beautiful and joyful events in life are weddings

Chris has had a great love for art since he was a young boy. At age of 15, he earned his first second-hand camera from his father. Since then, he was always “the photographer” among his friends and family. He... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Pennsylvania and Philadelphia are home to wedding photographer Colleen Stepanian

My name is Colleen Stepanian. I am a freelance photographer based in Philadelphia, PA and available for travel. I've contemplated long and hard every single day since I've picked up a camera about why I... [Philadelphia Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
James Nix has a passion for finding the story in his NC wedding photography

Twice honored as the North Carolina Photographer of the Year for community newspapers by The North Carolina Press Association (2010 and 2012.) A photojournalist and multimedia producer for the Independent Tribune,... [Charlotte Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Avant Garde Studio owner Adeline Leonti is a Montreal wedding photographer.

My career as a working photographer began when I was a journalist. It often occurred that I would abandon the pen in favour of the camera, in order to adequately express my need to tell stories through images. In... [Montreal Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3500 (CAD)
Nevada is home to wedding photographer Kevin Sawyer

Hey! I am Kevin Sawyer. I am an international award winning destination wedding photographer and am based in the Lake Tahoe area. I strive at making a photojournalism type approach to your wedding day and at the... [Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Photographing NY weddings and events for over fifteen years, Casey Fatchett loves a good, fun NYC wedding.

I don't like having my picture taken. So, if you feel a bit awkward having your photo taken, I feel your pain. I have been photographing weddings and events for nearly 20 years, and I always aim to make my... [Manhattan Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Vermont documentary wedding photography by Josh Kuckens, of Burlington

I grew up in Long Island and central Connecticut before going to school for Photojournalism at the Rochester Institute of Technology. There, I learned the value and application of narrative, documentary photography... [Burlington Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2900 (USD)
Lake Tahoe wedding photographer Matt Theilen, of California

We are Matt and Tara Theilen–just two people in love with life and passionate about what we do. We met in 1998 when Matt was living in his VW van, spending winters rock climbing in Joshua Tree while Tara was... [Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
New Jersey wedding photographer JD Land

Hi! I'm a wedding photographer living in Southern New Jersey and covering the greater Philadelphia area as well as all of New Jersey. I've been photographing weddings professionally since 2012. While... [New Jersey Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Washington DC wedding photography by Natasha Lamalle

I love candid photos, the small moments between friends or two lovers, the very short instant which nobody will remember if a camera wasn't around to catch it. I have been taking pictures since I was a kid. I... [Washington DC Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
Nantucket Wedding Photographer Katie Kaizer

Hello, I'm Katie! I was born and raised on the island of Nantucket, and for as long as I can remember I've been immersed in and inspired by the natural beauty of my home. I always had a camera in my hand... [Nantucket Wedding Photographer]

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Lauren Lindley is a South Lake Tahoe wedding photographer in CA

I am a Texas Longhorn at heart and a transplant to the South Lake Tahoe area, which I have called home since 2006. Today, I am a destination wedding photographer available for event, portrait and wedding... [Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Miami, FL documentary wedding photographer David Zaoui has said that at his own wedding, he discovered the art of wedding photography

A self-learned photographer, David Zaoui was born in 1982 of Eurasian and Franco-Algerian parents. Growing up, his diverse background provided an ideal environment where artistic sense, open-mindedness and... [Miami Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
New York based documentary wedding photographer Danielle Gardner.

Danielle spent six years as a photojournalist and multimedia photographer for Sun-Times Media in Chicago. When not photographing weddings, she's in her Upstate New York home documenting the daily life of her... [Schenectady Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
LA wedding photographer Darren Hendry serves couples in CA via The Hendrys Photography.

Howdy, I'm Darren, one half of The Hendrys! I am not a typical wedding photographer, that is for certain! You could say my style is very non-traditional and pretty offbeat. My approach to shooting is simple; I... [Los Angeles Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
490/hr (USD)
Nicky Byrnes wedding photography for Lake Tahoe and Northern CA

I’ve had a camera in my hand since I can remember. On family vacations each of us had a camera and would come back with several rolls of film. It was great to see different perspectives of the same place. My photos... [Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
500 (USD)
Rhode Island wedding photography by Kevin Trimmer

I enjoy capturing the moments and emotion throughout your wedding day. My work has been described as "fun", "artistic", “unique”, “candid”, “emotional”, "spontaneous" and “story-... [Providence Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3200 (USD)
Earl McCoy is a wedding photojournalist based in Minneapolis, MN.

My shooting style, compliments my wife's as I am her second shooter. I will typically focus on alternative views or angles. Initially my interest in wedding photography was more about running a small business... [Minneapolis Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3700 (USD)
A traveling wedding photographer from Minnesota -  Penny McCoy

My name is Penny! I am a traveling wedding photographer living in Minnesota. I was born and raised in the south so you will hear me say the word y'all along with other combination made up words. I love to... [Minneapolis Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3700 (USD)
Colorado Wedding Photographer Trent Gillespie

Trent Gillespie is a primary wedding photographer of Gillespie Photography with his wife Stacy in Silverthorne, CO. With a passion for nature and adventure, this team enjoys their travels documenting weddings. [Colorado Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4800 (USD)
Baltimore wedding photography by Kathleen Ricker, of Maryland

Hello! I’m Kathy and I am a Photographer & Adventurer. Walt Disney said... 'If you can dream it... you can do it...' I try to live by this mantra everyday of my life. As a photographer my career is... [Baltimore Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
San Francisco wedding reportage photographer, Joyce Perlman

Joyce Perlman lives in San Francisco and Mendocino, California, where she is best known for her images of fine art wedding photography. Her particular style utilizes a blend of documentary photography with... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Madison Wedding Photographer Ilana Bar-av of Wisconsin

My dad was a photographer and my oldest brother is a photographer based out of Baltimore. They both tried to talk me out of shooting weddings because they thought it would be too stressful… …They were wrong. This... [Madison Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
New Jersey Wedding Photography by Kelly Giardina

My photography story did not exactly start as early as Nick’s. I started by joining Nick on a few jobs and assisting him because I simply missed him on weekends. As I worked with Nick on a few weddings I realized... [New Jersey Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3995 (USD)
Jesse La Plante has a Bachelor’s Degree in photojournalism and shoots weddings in and around Boulder, Colorado.

Jesse La Plante, wedding photojournalist in Boulder, Colorado, combines urban and outdoor lifestyles. With a decade of professional experience, his style is unique and easily identifiable. [Boulder Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4999 (USD)
Vermont is home to documentary wedding photographer Megan Hannah

Since moving to Vermont in 2012, Megan and her husband have photographed over 100 weddings as a team, in their documentary style. [Burlington Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
5200 (USD)
Documentary wedding photographer, Miguel Onieva of Spain

As a teenager I enjoyed creating memories in a different, natural and original way. My dream and my hope was to become one of the best wedding photographers in the world. I still did not know how to get it, but I... [Madrid Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (EUR)
Freek Nagtzaam Netherlands Wedding Photographer from Noord Brabant

My photography must exceed your expectations. I laid the foundations at the Fotovakschool, I followed courses, but the most important thing: I followed my heart. I have found the perfect balance between ambition,... ['s-Hertogenbosch Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1250 (EUR)
WPJA Trophy William Lambelet Wedding Photographer for France and Occitanie

William is a French Wedding Photographer. He attaches great value to human relationships. Year by year he has developed is own style. 
His goal is to create strong and composed pictures in capturing small moments a... [Montpellier Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2100 (EUR)
Vinicius Fadul is working for brides and grooms at their weddings all over Brazil and Sao Paulo

After fighting a terminal cancer, I changed the way of looking at life, everything has its beauty, even if the sad moments can have its positive side, and a wedding is the greatest of happy moments. Life is... [São Paulo Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Clara Sampaio Brazil wedding photographer

I am Clara Sampaio, I photograph for passion and love my profession. Since I've changed architecture for wedding photography and family, I can say that I'm part of a select group of people who work with... [Rio de Janeiro Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Erkin Agsaran is a wedding photographer in Turkey - Istanbul photography.

I believe that, your wedding photographs should show more than how beautiful you look at your wedding. They should remind you what you live and feel on that day. My mission on each wedding is; - to produce... [Istanbul Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
950 (EUR)
Miranda Wedding Photographer Victor R. Urosa | Venezuela

Since 2012 we take care of capturing the most special moments of the lives of the couple who come to us, their families and the people who make their history unique and special. We capture the extraordinary in the... [Miranda Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
200 (USD)
Maik Dobiey is a wedding photographer in Lima, Peru

I am Maik, an International Wedding Photographer currently based in Peru and Germany. My work has brought me to more than 15 different countries, from Caribbean beaches to the heights of the Andes, from the big... [Lima Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2700 (USD)
Franck Petit is a French wedding photographer in Lot-et-Garonne

I'm French wedding photographer. I do it since 2012. I'm married and I have one daughter, they are the inspiration in my life and they push my limits to be a better person and a better photographer. If I... [Lot-et-Garonne Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (EUR)
Rio Grande do Sul wedding photography by Mauricio Mussi

It was 2007 and a local photographer was hiring. So I started as an assistant and retoucher. From there I was able to do more than 100 weddings and gain as much experience as I could. And since 2013 I have my own... [Rio Grande do Sul Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
850 (GBP)
Dejan Zagar is a Wedding Photographer in Slovenia

Passioned about life, photography, traveling and love. He believes that as a wedding photographer, he has the most honourable job on the world and he is very proud of it. His work allows him to engage to the couple... [Ljubljana Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1400 (EUR)

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10 more photographers available for your wedding...

3500 US Dollar

Olujr: Olu Akintorin

Willowbrook in Illinois, United States
6000 US Dollar

Photographick Studios: Sunny Mathur

Derwood in Maryland, United States
2300 Canadian Dollar

Wedding Photographer: Mike Lupine

Ottawa in Ontario, Canada
3200 US Dollar

Miriam Doan

Chicago in Illinois, United States

Miriam is a video and photojournalist based in the third coast’s Great Lakes region and proudly calls Chicago home. An award-winning published wedding photographer for over 15 years, she also works in the development sector as a visual...

3800 US Dollar

Moment by Minute Wedding Photography: Jeffrey Chan

San Francisco in California, United States

My name is Jeff Chan, and I am a photojournalistic-styled wedding photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since I was younger, I have always been deeply dedicated to creating art and being obsessed with just the craft of creating. My...

2500 US Dollar

Eyenoticed Abby & Adam Photo: Adam Boole

St. Louis Park in Minnesota, United States
3000 US Dollar

Tyler Vu Photography: Tyler Vu

San Jose in California, United States
4000 US Dollar

David Jon Photography: David Jon

Clovis in California, United States
2000 US Dollar

Dacre Co.: Danielle Odeen

Plymouth in Minnesota, United States

Wedding Venues from North America

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WPJA Communiqué: Features
Philippe Swiggers, of , is a wedding photographer for Puglia
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Wedding Photography of Parents - ceremony image showing the handover by the father of the bride to the groom
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Reviews and Client Letters

Edgewood at Tahoe wedding ceremony photography

LAURA AND SID

Wedding Photographer: David Braun

Hi David, You were so great to work with and the pictures are really stunning. We will leave you a review ASAP, hoping to get to it this weekend! Thank you for everything!...

Lauren & Jason

Wedding Photographer: Gina Clyne

Gina these are so great!!! It's so fun seeing them after time has gone by and the weather is cooling off. Such an awesome summer day that you captured SO well. We love these, I cant wait to comb through all of them. Thank you for...

Whitney & Terry

Wedding Photographer: Dennis Viera

Using you guys was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. From our first conversation, we could tell you were friendly, easygoing people who just like to take great pictures and make your clients happy. You took the...

Outdoor wedding ceremony at the Garden of the Gods Club

Shabnam and Joseph

Wedding Photographer: Justin Edmonds

Choosing you was the easiest part of the shit show that was wedding planning. Working with you is something I would choose over a hundred times, you get how silly and impulsive we are . And You’re so damn tall, but you move like...

Rose & Miran

Wedding Photographer: Erkin Agsaran

Dear Erkin, I hope you are doing great. Thank you very much for the nice pictures. They are really amazing :-) Thank you again. We were lucky to find you as a professional photographer to take our special day pictures...

Anjali & Neal

Wedding Photographer: Edward Dye

Hi Ed, Choosing you as our photographer was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. The level of dedication and precision you exhibits when taking pictures is unparalleled. During our engagement shoot, you were upbeat...